Coleman, Zinner lead golden age for men’s soccer

Graduating seniors Conor Coleman and Matt Zinner anchored the defense for a Tufts men’s soccer team that conceded just two goals throughout the entire 2017 season. The center back and left back, respectively, leave an impressive legacy, which includes the program’s first two national titles and its first-ever NESCAC title. For their efforts, the two were showered […]


Men’s soccer season ends after conceding second goal of the season

The No. 3 Jumbos’ season ended in the 109th minute of play against the No. 19 Brandeis Judges this weekend, when senior forward Patrick Flahive capitalized on a poorly cleared ball, scoring from 30 yards out. Tufts played Sunday thanks to its shootout victory over No. 23 Johns Hopkins the previous day. Hosting the Blue Jays at Bello Field […]


Mieth makes two penalty kick saves, sends team to third round of NCAA tournament

After two full scoreless halves and two overtime periods, the second-round NCAA tournament match entered penalty kicks. Junior goalkeeper Connor Mieth made two consecutive diving saves, blocking Saint Joseph’s first and second attempts, while Tufts made their first two. Ultimately Tufts sealed the victory, outshooting its opponent 4–2. This game was a defensive battle, as both […]


Men’s Soccer triumphs over Middlebury to win first NESCAC championship in team history

With just under three minutes remaining in the NESCAC championship match Sunday, both Tufts and Middlebury were scoreless despite many close second-half opportunities. At 87:04 of regulation, senior defender Matt Zinner fed the ball wide right to sophomore midfielder Zach Lane who was barreling down the right flank. Lane crossed the ball into the box […]


Men’s Soccer: Jumbos on five-game winning streak, remain No. 1 in the NESCAC

Victories over Bates and Keene State afford Tufts a five-game winning streak as the team maintains its No. 1 position in the NESCAC. The Jumbos defense has rendered them practically unstoppable, as they have yet to concede a goal in five games and boast a 0.08 goals against average after giving up only one goal on […]


Jumbos knocked out of NESCAC tournament in quarterfinals, await NCAA at-large bid

Tufts was eliminated from the NESCAC tournament on Saturday after falling 2-1 to the Bowdoin Polar Bears, thus losing in the quarterfinal round for the fourth consecutive season. It was a frustrating loss for Tufts, as the team had lost to Bowdoin 2-1 earlier that week and was looking for redemption. The Jumbos entered the NESCAC tournament as the No. 2 seed with […]


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